Oil lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-50836

Description

Oil lamp with clear glass pear shaped globes; Globes etched with stars, swag, and fan devices. Center shaft of wafer and baluster shape. Reeded, stepped, and squared base with rounded corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil lamps
glassblowing
cutting (dividing)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
glass (material)
molding (forming)
Glass
Blown
Molded
Cut
Etched
LAMP, OIL

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.125 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.424

Places

Massachusetts (United States)